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Dostoevsky : language, faith, and fiction

Author: Rowan Williams
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008.
Series: The making of the Christian imagination.
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"Rowan Williams explores the intricacies of speech, fiction, metaphor, and iconography in the works of one of literature's most complex and most misunderstood, authors. Williams' investigation focuses on the four major novels of Dostoevsky's maturity (Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, Devils, and The Brothers Karamazov). He argues that understanding Dostoevsky's style and goals as a writer of fiction is inseparable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Williams, Rowan, 1950-
Dostoevsky.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)652509571
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fedor M Dostoevskij; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Williams
ISBN: 9781602581456 1602581452
OCLC Number: 191924251
Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Christ against the truth? --
Devils : being toward death --
The last word? : dialogue and recognition --
Exchanging crosses : responsibility for all --
Sacrilege and revelation : the broken image.
Series Title: The making of the Christian imagination.
Responsibility: Rowan Williams.
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Explores the intricacies of speech, fiction, metaphor, and iconography in the works of Dostoevsky, one of literature's most complex, and most complexly misunderstood, authors. This title focuses on  Read more...

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After reading Williams' book, we return to Dostoevsky with new insight on what it means to be human. -N. T. Wright, Bishop of Durham

 
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